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Dorota Gierycz

torture and slavery are not subject of derogation. For details see ILC, 58 th session, 1 May – 9 June and 3 July – 11 August 2006. See also Nowak, Introduction to the International Human Rights Regime ; Steiner, Alston and Goodman, International Human Rights in Context. 9 Preamble, Arts. 1.3, 13.1, 55, 56

Morgan Riley

principles and stipulate that they be a condition of employment for PMSC personnel. In accordance with the recommendations for other UN contractors, 82 any personnel who violate these standards would be subjected to disciplinary action, and where appropriate, have their contract terminated. The reliance

Michael Contarino and Selena Lucent

demonstrated consistent strong support for the ICC. Both are already ICC members, and therefore are already subject to its jurisdiction, even in the absence of UNSC action. France and UK also are two of the three top fi nancial supporters of the ICC, having contributed together nearly 18 million dollars in 2008

Jeremy Shusterman and Michelle Godwin

. One major step forward, with the adoption of the World Summit Outcome document, was resolving the debate about an emerging candidate international norm, articulated by the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty ( iciss ) as the Responsibility to Protect. 2 Subject of

James Pattison

conduct of those undertaking humanitarian intervention has often been documented. In Somalia in 1992, for example, the Canadian air- borne division was subject to allegations of torture, murder, and racist behav- iour. Similarly, NATO’s use of cluster bombs and its targeting of Serbian infrastructure

Eva Piirimäe

unrestricted right that the international community was and is obligated to accord every relevant subject, and thus every people.’ 14 Thereby it was accepted (again) that states and peoples did not necessarily coincide, and decolonisation became an internationally recognised goal. However, the Soviets

Myriam Denov and Atim Angela Lakor

development of national and international policies to assure their protection and well-being. 13 Studies have shown that these children are marginalised as subjects of human rights law and that there is a tendency to identify them with the perpetrators, rather than the victims, of war and genocide. 14

Cecilia Jacob

subjected. The Rome Statute also includes child-specific provisions to include the conscription or enlistment of children under the age of fifteen or their use in hostilities in the definition of war crimes. 37 These legal provisions provide normative and legal justification for including special

Kok-Chor Tan

intervene, but this will be a different discussion. For my purpose, we can take R2P to signal an international commitment to the responsibility to protect. The important question remains (and that I want to address) whether this responsibility is nonetheless subject to easy moral overrides. Before

Conor Foley

facie , that the appropriate legal framework governing the use of force would be international human rights law as it is employed in the context of law enforcement operations. As such un peacekeeping soldiers would be subject to the restrictions surrounding the use of force described above, but also